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  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Selected excerpts from 'Days'

    Selected excerpts from 'Days'
      From H. L. Mencken, The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Copyright 2014 by The Library of America, New York, N.Y. With the permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. All rights reserved.     Early days...
  • Riverwalk Townes subdivision in York County dispute may end up in court

    Riverwalk Townes subdivision in York County dispute may end up in court
    YORK — A dispute between a homeowners association, a developer and York County is heating up — each is bringing in lawyers — as residents say the county approved portions of their subdivision before it was completed. The residents...
  • Social House roars into downtown Allentown

    Social House roars into downtown Allentown
    Longtime Allentown restaurateur Don Saylor surveys the expansive room before him, closely watching guests that on this night include Mayor Ed Pawlowski and developer J.B. Reilly. The PPL Center arena, visible in the reflection of the room's Hamilton...
  • Culinary heavyweights kick off Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival

    Culinary heavyweights kick off Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival
    Chef Richard Blais dripped soon-to-be-frozen horseradish ice cream into liquid nitrogen. "You have signed the liability waiver, correct?" Blais joked as he poured some of the liquid over the front of a small stage where it evaporated in a freezing cloud...
  • In praise of ancient fruit -- our historic pears with 12 recipes

    In praise of ancient fruit -- our historic pears with 12 recipes
    We make a lot of fuss over heirloom peach varieties that date back to the 1960s and tomatoes that go back as far as the 1930s. But did you know that the Bartlett pear, that standard California grocery store fruit, actually dates back to the 1770s?...
  • Lehigh Valley Events: Save the dates

    GLASS BLAST: Experience a scorching evening of glassblowing, live music and food 7-10 p.m. Friday at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks to support the Glass Studio at the Banana Factory. Glass Blast begins by selecting a hand-blown glass filled with...
  • Book lovers: Try these literary travel options

    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Lehigh Valley Scene: Good Shepherd supporters play to win

    Plenty of good sports came out to support Good Shepherd's Pediatric Program at its annual Golf and Tennis Invitational Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The event attracted more than 130 golfers and tennis players and grossed about $180,000. Before the...
  • Insecticides offer sago's best defense against cycad scale

    Insecticides offer sago's best defense against cycad scale
    Question: My sagos have a white, scale-like infestation and I don't seem to have a remedy. Could you possibly tell me what the critters are and how to treat them? Answer: Hardly a Florida sago has been missed by cycad scale, a very small insect that...
  • Green Spring Station to extend Thursday evening hours

    Green Spring Station to extend Thursday evening hours
    Green Spring Station is launching new, extended hours on Thursdays next month. Starting on Oct. 2, all the shops and restaurants at the station, 10803 Falls Road, will stay open until 8 p.m., two hours beyond the current closing time of 6 p.m. The...